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Dave Reynolds

writer The Emperor's New Groove, Finding Nemo
Dave was one of the original writers on NBC's LATE NIGHT WITHCONAN O'BRIEN. In 1995, after over 400 shows he moved to LosAngeles and took a job at Walt Disney Feature Animation onthe movie TARZAN. There he met with a little-known animationstudio Disney was working with called PIXAR who hired him tohelp develop their second feature, A BUG'S LIFE (TOYSTORY would blow away the world later that year). For thenext six years he wrote on almost every Disney/Pixar animatedmovie in production. Including writing the screenplay for THEEMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE as well as co-writing FINDING NEMO. Hewas nominated for an Oscar and BAFTA for Best OriginalScreenplay for Nemo as well as a BAFTA for New Groove.